Marquette to present program on social entrepreneurship

Marquette University’s Social Innovation Initiative, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and Catholic Relief Services will host a presentation on social entrepreneurship presented by Dr. Carolyn Woo, president and chief executive officer of Catholic Relief Services, on Monday, Sept. 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union’s Monaghan Ballroom.


Woo will present “The Impact of Social Entrepreneurship on Humanitarian Work,” which will showcase the way CRS impacts the lives of nearly 100 million of the world’s poorest people in 100 countries.

The Social Innovation Initiative at Marquette is an ongoing exploration of curricular and co-curricular practices of social innovation. The aim of the initiative is to encourage and celebrate individuals and projects that are focused on positive social change.

The event will be free and open to the public but space is limited. Those wishing to attend must register by contacting University Special Events at or (414) 288-7431.

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